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Friday’s Dump & Chase: Shake n Bake

While the Preds have an off day in southern California, let’s hope the US Men’s Junior team isn’t watching Talladega Nights as an inspirational film.

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Nashville News & Notes

Predators: Calle Jarnkrok filling in for an injured Filip Forsberg | The Tennessean
How is he supposed to fill in for James Neal AND Filip Forsberg??

Mayor Durrett challenges Major Gen. Poppas to a game of broomball |
Gnash, the Energy Team, and unspecified alumni will be on hand.

Kyle Turris Has Grown Up Since His Coyotes Days | FanRag Sports
Turris didn't start his career in Ottawa.

Around Hockey

IIHF president on a 'mission' to have NHL players at 2022 Olympics | CBC Sports
"The solution is in the hands of the players. Because without the players what can we do? If they want to come to the Games, they have to say so."

Sweden beats U.S. in world junior hockey semifinals | ESPN
Such a disappointing result, but the team has been shaky all tournament. They will play for the bronze medal.

Jordan Greenway set to become the first African-American to play for Team USA Hockey at Olympic Games | The Undefeated
There are a couple of interesting tidbits about Greenway's background here.

Pepsi Center will provide open captioning after settling lawsuit | USA Today
I'm not sure how exactly this works.

‘Bomb cyclone’ forces Bruins-Panthers game to be postponed – ProHockeyTalk
Old news this morning, but the weather may have more repercussions for the NHL than this game.

Leafs G Andersen fined $2K for diving - TSN
He isn't the first goalie to come to mind when discussing diving, but I'm so glad we don't see those shenanigans in Nashville from our goaltenders.

Unlucky Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri unfazed by career-worst slump -
Why should he be fazed when their local media wants to give him the Selke trophy?